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  • European shares extend losses on Malaysian plane crash

    LONDON (Reuters) - European shares slumped on Thursday, sharply extending losses at the end of the trading day on news that a Malaysian passenger plane had crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index...
  • Tour De France Stage 12 To Norway's Kristoff

    ST ETIENNE, France — Norway's Alexander Kristoff beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha ride Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a...
  • Air France decides to avoid east Ukrainian air space

    PARIS (Reuters) - Air France on Thursday it had decided to avoid east Ukrainian air space after a Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in a field in Ukraine near the Russian border. An adviser to the Ukrainian interior ministry said all the 280 passengers...
  • Nibali defends choice to work with dope-tainted Vinokourov

    ST ETIENNE France (Reuters) - A Tour de France yellow jersey holder will always be grilled about doping and Vincenzo Nibali was no exception on Thursday, having to defend his choice to work with former doper Alexandre Vinokourov. Nibali joined Astana...
  • Frustrated Sagan 'too strong' to win on Tour de France

    ST ETIENNE France (Reuters) - Being too strong, and both feared and respected for it, can be a weakness on the Tour de France, Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan has discovered. He has managed eight top five finishes, including four second places, but after...
  • Ailing Russian loan market hit by fresh U.S. sanctions

    LONDON (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its actions in Ukraine will make it more difficult for Russian companies to refinance existing international loans and has dashed hopes that Russia's syndicated loan market is reopening,...
  • Nine seriously injured in French train collision

    PARIS (Reuters) - Nine people were seriously injured on Thursday when a high-speed train and a regional train collided in southeastern France on Thursday, a local French prefectural official said. The collision occurred when the regional train rammed the...
  • Islamist group claims attack that killed French soldier in Mali

    DAKAR/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - An armed Islamist group formed by al Qaeda commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar claimed responsibility on Thursday for a suicide bombing this week that killed a French soldier in northern Mali. In a video posted on the Internet, a...
  • At least four French on board crashed Malaysia Airlines flight: minister

    PARIS (Reuters) - The Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday carried at least four French nationals on board, France's foreign minister said on Thursday. Asked about reports there were four French nationals aboard the...
  • Japan investors bulk up on French bonds, bet on euro zone 'Japanisation'

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese investors have been buying most of France's government debt recently in a record surge spurred by expectations that Europe faces the kind of deflation and growth that Japan suffered for decades. Since the European Central...
  • Martin wins Tour's 9th stage; Gallopin new leader

    Martin wins Tour's 9th stage; Gallopin new leader
    MULHOUSE, France - Germany's Tony Martin powered to an impressive victory in the ninth stage of the Tour de France after a 155-kilometer mountain raid in the Vosges that saw Vincenzo Nibali surrender the yellow jersey to France's Tony Gallopin on Sunday....